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Icy Roads

It’s a day to stay off of the roads if that’s at all possible. Freezing rain is falling this morning in Cowlitz County and across the region, icing the roads and making driving extremely treacherous. There are car crashes all around the county, and in the city of Longview, particularly around Lake Sacajawea. The City […]

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Weather Alert

Get ready for the possibility of snow and freezing rain tomorrow, before things start warming up a bit later in the weekend. The Weather Service has a Winter Storm Watch up for this area, starting tomorrow afternoon and running through Sunday morning. Forecasters say that a system is expected to move ashore tomorrow, bringing snow […]

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Community House Disaster

They’re scrambling to collect and install space heaters at Community House on Broadway at a key time of year, as the heating boiler at the homeless rehabilitation center failed yesterday. Community House officials say that a large pool of water was discovered yesterday morning in the furnace room of the building at 11th and Broadway, […]

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Flu Outbreak

The influenza outbreak that’s been reported at hospitals to the north of us has now hit Saint John Medical Center. Hospital officials say that they saw their first confirmed case of flu back in November; the pace is picking up now, with 35 cases confirmed in the week prior to Christmas, and another 62 cases […]

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Bogus Craigslist Ad

Kelso Police are working to find a man who has been running a bogus rental ad on Craigslist, offering to rent a house in Kelso that he doesn’t own. A woman called KPD earlier this week, saying that she responded to a Craigslist ad in the middle of last month, offering a home on Kiltie […]

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Toledo Teen DUI

Kimberly Herrera-Torres, 18, of Toledo is being charged with DUI and reckless endangerment after a Wednesday morning crash on Rice Road in Chehalis. Lewis County Deputies say that Herrera-Torres was at the wheel of a Honda Civic that failed to make a curve, crashing into a guard rail, a tree, a parked car and a […]

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KLOG Friday Sports

Mark Morris defeated R.A. Long 56-51 in the boys Civil War last night. Will Burghardt led MM with 26. Coby Rothwell had 30 to lead the Jacks. Also, Kelso goes to 2-0 in league with a 68-45 win over Fort Vancouver…..The girls Civil War is tonight at RAL, 6:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. […]

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Knife Assault

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a Tuesday afternoon dispute at a home in Toledo, where Cleonies Odom, Jr., 50, allegedly pulled a knife and threatened another man. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports taking Odom into custody Tuesday afternoon, following a dispute outside of Odom’s home. The incident happened shortly after noon […]

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Local Services

There are some noteworthy memorial events and life celebrations coming up tomorrow. At 11 tomorrow morning, memorial services will be held for former Speedy Litho owner Jim Wilson, who died on Christmas Day after complications from a stroke. Wilson owned and operated Speedy Litho for more than 30 years, and was also extremely involved in […]

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Weekend Events

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office is holding a free Boater Safety Training Class on Saturday, running from 8 am until 3 pm at the Cowlitz County Search and Rescue Building in Kelso. Remember that anyone age 59 and younger who plans to operate a boat is required to have a Washington Boaters Education Card, and […]

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